Rajya Sabha – Notification of One Rank One Pension (OROP)..
204 Shri Neeraj Shekhar-
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state :-
(a) Whether Government has notified the One Rank One Pension (OROP) for ex-army servicemen and their widows, if so, the details thereof;
(b) Whether there are dissatisfaction among the personnel with regard to faulty implementation of OROP, if so, the details thereof;
(c) Whether a number of ex-armymen have returned their medals in protest of diluted OROP notification, if so, the details thereof; and
(d) The response of Government thereto?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence
(Rao Inderjit Singh)
(a) to (d): Government has issued orders for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) on 07.11.2015.
Certain ex-servicemen associations have been demanding for changes in methodology for fixation of pension, periodicity of its revision, coverage of future PMR cases etc.
The Government has decided to appoint a Judicial Committee to look into anomalies, if any, arising out of implementation of OROP.
Source: RAJYA SABHA